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reporter, linda eye yee tells us what is behind those numbers -- linda yee tells us what is behind those numbers. >> reporter: he now has 160 employees. >> i think the economy is really picking up. >> reporter: ryan brauton is one of those new workers. he left his job in construction and decided to become a machinist. >> i chose manufacturing for a reason that it does not seem to be affected by the economy. >> reporter: he tripled his research and development budget during the recession. it has paid off. anderson is building this new plant. >> that's the reason why we're moving. we do have plans to continue hiring. >> reporter: nationally the economy has added an average of 145,000 jobs over the past three months. unemployment has not been this low since january of 2009. >> yes, we are finally below that 8% level, but it is still indicative of a slow go environment. >> reporter: much of the drop in the unemployment rate is attributed to the growth of part-time jobs. >> i didn't even get responses to my resume. >> reporter: 56-year-old amy crawford was forced to take a minimum wage job in
. customers are being duked by misleading packaging. cbs5 reporter linda yee on why critics say the refunds are in order. >> it all comes down to the picture. ahead on her chicks, pecking away at the open field on the carton of judy's organic eggs. the animal legal defense fund says that it is false advertising and they are suing the egg farm. >> the issue is whether the consumers are deceived. and the picture on the packaging depicts hens roaming about a green field. >> reporter: organic free- ranged eggs usually cost a third more than the regular ones. but she doesn't mind. she buys judy's organic eggs. >> i look for that because i want, you know, an animal that is free and roaming free, not in a cage. >> reporter: the animal rights group says that is exactly the misconception. at the farm, it is obvious that the hens are not outside. >> you see thousands of hens it inside them. >> reporter: he said he would not comment until after reading the lawsuit. a family member did tell me by phone that they never claimed that their hens were free range, but that they were caged free and therefore
to do with an embattled sheriff. cbs 5 reporter, linda yee is live at city hall where supervie supervisors are meeting right now. >> making a statement, they just started doing that within the last 20 minutes. so we're getting a sense of how they are going to vote when they actually take that vote, which i'm sure now, will be coming in the next half hour or so. now the public testimony went on for seven hours. more than 100 people lined up to make their cases before the board. most of those speakers were supporters of ross mirkarimi. earlier, mirkarimi and his wife were at a rally. they also brought their child. they had this to say before the hearing started. >> we are here to recognize all our friends because of the incredible support over the many months. that's why we are here. we can only hope for the best outcome. >> we are here. we will extend the family, fighting for justice. this is a family that wants to be together and important moments for san francisco. >> now we are getting word that the supervisors are just about to vote. let's switch live inside to the boa
up at treasure island, of all places. linda yee went to find out what it's doing there. >> reporter: it's been moored off pier 1 on treasure island for weeks. a rusting iron hulk with a history that's the stuff of spy novels. >> it was called the hugh's mining barge. >> reporter: the cia never claimed ownership but it was the cold war and a russian sub sank in waters north of hawaii. president nixon gave the go- ahead to build the barge to raise that sub. >> russian submarines would be brought in and then discussed. >> reporter: the barge had a giant -- it was built by reclusive billionaire howard hughes. but just before the sub reached the surface, it broke up. they found eight dead russian sailors. while there's no more mysterious projects for this decommissioned barge, hiding inside right now is a former government top secret experimental stealth ship known as the shadow. it was built after the cia moved it to the shores of redwood city. the stealth ship was recently sold to bay ship and yacht of alameda. the company reportedly paid $2.5 million. there's no mystery why the barge
with that decisive vote. and cbs5 reporter linda yee is live outside city hall with the sheriff's reactions. >> reporter: definitely some stunning developments tonight. a majority of the supervisors did agree that the sheriff did commit the official misconduct charges and therefore should be removed from office, but nine votes, they are needed to remove anyone from elected office. it didn't happen. so it appears that he will get his job back as that their marathon hearing began nine hours ago with public testimony from more than 100 people. it was the supervisors here who are pretty closely aligned and said that despite the charges against them that they couldn't agree that he would lose his job. that it had is what he had to say. >> the message about our players here, listening up intensely like everyone else. and now it will be about moving forward. and they will sense this with all parties. i look forward to demonstrating why the people elected me as sheriff and look forward for me and my family, you know, who is now in a place where are hopefully we will keep some normalcy. >> reporter:
with the show. cbs 5 reporter linda yee went on location to find out what keeps bringing him back. >> reporter: it's a location shot not normally done on "csi: new york" on cbs but this week's plot brings the detectives to san francisco to chase down the bad guys. >> we tracked the evidence which leads us to a building that we discover is not in new york city but indeed it's in san francisco. so we come out here to look. and it's great because, you know, we are shooting in los angeles all the time and making new york and so this is a special city. >> reporter: fog and a prominent bridge figure prominently in the show. the action also takes the series star gary sinese to a wooded area of the presidio. >> and we cut. action. >> reporter: acting may be physical first joy and what he is really good at but what his real passion is has nothing to do with his character, mack taylor. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: sinese devotes his time off the set playing bass for his lieutenant dan band and working with veterans groups. many in the actor's own family have served. last march, the band performed at the
. in fact, cafe del sol is advertising its troubles for all to see. cbs 5 linda yee shows us why the restaurant is being so honest. >> reporter: it's a sign that speaks to every diner's nightmare. >> i think it's great they want people to know. >> reporter: cafe del sol wants everyone to know it is infested with german cockroaches just like the ones seen in this youtube video. >> we actually found one or two coming here, you know, and the way -- it's an old building. >> in the morning, they come. >> reporter: the manager says they've called an exterminator to eliminate them, but the problem is worse than they thought. a recent remodel at a neighboring business uncovered the next. >> and they told us, that when they opened the walls, it was horrible. >> right now, if we put a hole in that wall -- the way he told me, i'll have them come out. >> putting a sign like that on your restaurant, aren't you afraid you're going to scare customers away? >> that's unfortunately going to happen but we have a responsibility to tell the truth. >> reporter: he's hoping the honesty will pressure o
customers are being duped by misleading packages showing happy chickens. cbs 5 reporter linda yee says customers deserves a refund. >> reporter: it all comes down to this picture a hen and her chicks pecking away in an open field on a carton of judy's organi eggs. they are accused of false advertising and they are being sued. >> the issue is whether consumers are deceived. the picture on the packaging depicts hens roaming about a green fields. >> reporter: they usually cost a third more for organic. >> i look for that because i want, you know, an animal that is free and roaming free not in a cage. >> reporter: the animal rights group says that's exactly the misconception. at the farm, it's obvious the hens are not outside. >> if you look around, it speaks for itself. you see a series of sheds with thousands of hens inside them and look at the green fields and you don't see any one roaming scratching or playing out there. >> i always thought they were, you know, roaming free. that's why i chose to buy them. >> reporter: the owner of the egg farm said he would not comment until after he
" restaurant on the west portal neighborhood. cbs reporter linda yee is there with details. linda? >> reporter: well, allen, that fire was so intense that they were still knocking down flames late this afternoon. but take a look. we also learned now that this building, the "squat & gobble" restaurant, it is so unstable now that the fire chief told me it's going to have to come down. hot spots continue to burn hours after the fire started. firefighters did not have the blaze under control until 11 hours after flames were first spotted. two buildings were destroyed. the "squat & gobble" and the wine bar next door. >> we had to go defensive on the restaurant. we had a roof collapse and had some units on the -- you can see back there that we had some problems with the roof collapsing. >> reporter: was anybody hurt? >> we have four firefighters injured. they were all mine more. >> reporter: frank owns the restaurant with his brother, who is out of town today. frank says this will break his heart. >> it's so sad. he treats his stores like babies. he does everything and has to do it right. >> report
lucas film for more than $4 billion. cbs 5 reporter linda yee on why legendary filmmaker george lucas decided to sell now. >> reporter: handshakes and contract signing happened today. the $4billion deal means lucas turns over his legendary "star wars" franchise to one of the world's best known brands, disney. lucas film has its headquarters here in the san francisco presidio employing some 1200 to 1400 people in its production offices. in a company released video statement, lucas says he is selling because it's time. >> as i have gone through my career, i realized at some point i needed to retire and i wanted to go on and do other things, things in philanthropy. the final block in that was to find a good solid home for the company. and the first place i thought was disney. >> this gives disney infinite inspiration and opportunities to continue the epic "star wars" saga. fans can expect the new feature film "star wars" episode 7 in theater worldwide in 2015. >> reporter: the first feature film will come under the disney lucas film brand. the deal includes lucas' industrial light and ma
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